Comet #170
(October 20 1951)

Amalgamated Press, 1949 Series
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Price
2d [0-0-2 GBP]
Pages
8
Indicia frequency
?
On-sale date
1951-10-20
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
[none printed]
Editing
?
Color
Colour cover and centrefold; Black and White interior
Dimensions
7.25" x 9.5" (18.4 cm x 24.4 cm)
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Claude and Cuthbert / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Editing
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Horse riding
Genre
humour
Characters
Claude; Cuthbert; Squire Brown

The Return of Tarzan (Table of Contents: 1)

Tarzan / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Edgar Rice Burroughs
Pencils
Eric Parker
Inks
Eric Parker
Letters
typeset
Editing
?

Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
Tarzan; Nikolai Rokoff
Reprints
  • An abridged version of the E.R.B. book.

The Cowboy and the Indians (Table of Contents: 2)

Gene Autry / text story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
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Letters
typeset
Editing
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Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Gene Autry

Indexer Notes

Movie adaptation. Continued on page 7.

Screen Scrapbook (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Patrick Nicolle (signed)
Inks
Patrick Nicolle (signed)
Letters
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Editing
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Indexer Notes

Plugs for newly released movies, artist's portraits of the stars, each with a little joke.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Tough Tex / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Reg Parlett
Inks
Reg Parlett
Colors
?
Letters
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Editing
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Helping out at the zoo
Genre
humour
Characters
Tough Tex; A variety of unfortunate animals

Look Danny! Help the Lord Mayor! (Table of Contents: 5)

Deed-A-Day Danny / comic story / 0.4 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Hugh McNeill
Inks
Hugh McNeill
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
?

Genre
humour
Characters
Danny; Lord Mayor; Rajah of Ja-Ja

Indexer Notes

Deed-A-Day Danny, a boy scout, is set a task each week by the scout master by means of a note, routinely ending in mayhem.

"Decorating" (Table of Contents: 6)

Scamp, Our Happy Hound / comic story / 0.3 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Harry Hargreaves
Inks
Harry Hargreaves
Colors
?
Letters
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Editing
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Genre
humour
Characters
Scamp; Scamp's Master

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Mr. Busybody / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Denis Gifford (signed)
Pencils
Denis Gifford (signed)
Inks
Denis Gifford (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Denis Gifford (signed)
Editing
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bird's nesting
Genre
humour
Characters
Mr. Busybody

Indexer Notes

For some reason, Denis Gifford was permitted to sign his work.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Shorty the Deputy Sheriff / text story / 0.3 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Colors
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Letters
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Editing
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Taking care of myself
Genre
humour
Characters
Shorty; Sheriff; Twist-ter-neck Ted

The Vanished Wagon Train (Table of Contents: 9)

Kit Carson / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stephen Chapman
Inks
Stephen Chapman
Letters
?
Editing
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Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Kit Carson; Lucas Meyer

Barry Ford's True Tales of the Wild West (Table of Contents: 10)

Buffalo Bill Cody / text story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Barry Ford
Pencils
Stephen Chapman
Inks
Stephen Chapman
Letters
typeset
Editing
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Buffalo Bill Cody

The Cowboy and the Indians (Table of Contents: 11)

Gene Autry / text story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset
Editing
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Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Gene Autry

Indexer Notes

Continued from page 3.

Sammy Shuteye Does a Tidy Bit (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

The Last Outpost (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Editing
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Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Vance Britton; Jeb Britton
Synopsis
Two brothers at odds due to the civil war have to band together to fight the Apaches.

Indexer Notes

Movie adaptation with Ronald Reagan (Paramount, 1951 aka The Cavalry Charge). The artist is completely unfamiliar, so this may be a US reprint if such stories were ever done.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Horse riding"]
    Claude and Cuthbert
  2. 1. The Return of Tarzan
    Tarzan
  3. 2. The Cowboy and the Indians
    Gene Autry
  4. 3. Screen Scrapbook
  5. 4. ["Helping out at the zoo"]
    Tough Tex
  6. 5. Look Danny! Help the Lord Mayor!
    Deed-A-Day Danny
  7. 6. "Decorating"
    Scamp, Our Happy Hound
  8. 7. ["Bird's nesting"]
    Mr. Busybody
  9. 8. ["Taking care of myself "]
    Shorty the Deputy Sheriff
  10. 9. The Vanished Wagon Train
    Kit Carson
  11. 10. Barry Ford's True Tales of the Wild West
    Buffalo Bill Cody
  12. 11. The Cowboy and the Indians
    Gene Autry
  13. 12. Sammy Shuteye Does a Tidy Bit
  14. 13. The Last Outpost
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